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About The Daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1876-1883 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 2, 1883)
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TUESDAY OCTOBER 2, 1S53
With this issue begins Vol. XX
of The Daily Astokian. The
encouragement and favor with
which our efforts have for the past
two years been received is grate
fully acknowledged, and the many
kind words of comment are as
gratefully remembered. To run
a daily newspaper with which ev
ery member of the community
shall be entirely satisfied, is some
thing that no one has ever yet
Succeeded in doing, nor is it
likely .that difficult feat will ever
he successfully accomplished. In
tins regard it has hcriu the aim of
Tins Astokiax to respect the
honest opinion of every man, to
concede to others the consistency
we claim for ourself, and to advo
cate what we believe to be right,
in silcjj a manner that those from
whom we occasionally differ shall
at least respect the motive that
prompts our utterances.
That we have in a measure suc
ceeded in this intention is satis
factorily shown by the numerous
comments from our contempora
ries and the kindly words of many
hundred patrons. Tin: Astokiax
addresses a wide constituency.
There are few postoflices in Ore
gon and "Washington Territory
where it is not sent, and the cir
cle of our readers is daily widen
ing. To all wc return thanks for
kindly words and substantial en
couragement and shall endeavor
to edit a paper that shall as the
city grows, keep pace with the
requirements of the times.
The American newspaper is as
much an exponent of our Ameri
can civilization as are our public
schools. Like them it depends
upon the intelligence of the peo
ple for its support, and like them
it is an exact and unfailing mirror
of society. Primarily, a newspa
per is run as a matter of business,
but the man who publishes a
newspaper for profit finds him
self much in the same condition
as the minister who preaches the
gospel onlj' "for a living." lie
may temporarily succeed, but can
not permanently retain his
congregation. A newspaper
should be a benefit to a
community; it should be that in
which the general public take an
interest aud in which they feel a
certain amount 01 pride. It is
their mouthpiece, their representa
tive, their earnest and untiring
advocate, and when it ceases to be
other than a means of making a
living for its proprietor or assisting
in the manipulation of official
positions, it ceases to have any
claim upon the public and does
not deserve support.
Thc time 1ms gone by when the
editor of a newspaper could :ibk for
support on the ground that he
ought to be sustained. As well
could a grocer or a hotel keeper, a
lawyer oc a physician make the
plea. If a newspaper can make
good its claim, it it can show that
it is deserving of support it will
"never languish, and if it is weak,
flabby or characterless, it must
inevitably go under.
It is reported that Gould and
Villard had a conference in New
York last Saturday, when the af
fairs of the Northern Pacific were
discussed. It was asserted that a
conference had been held at the
office of Drexel, Morgan & Co.,
and that negotiations had been
perfected for the loan of $15,000,
000 to tlie company on a debent
ure bond or some other security.
The belief obtains in well-informed
quarters that a plan of action had
been fully developed.
It is alleged that Forakcr, the
Republican candidate for gov
ernor of of Ohio, when eating corn
at dinner, cuts it from the cob, in
place oE biting it off. It this
charge can be substantiated, it
iinay diminish his majority next
Secure From Competition.
How some people in our neigh
boring state look at the present
railroad situation on this North
west coast is shown by the follow
ing from the S. F. Chronicle.
Speaking of Villard and the North
ern Pacific, it says:
uThe Chronicle in common
with many citizens of California,
hoped much from the Northern
Pacific. It was the general desire
of the people of this state and the
expectation of not a few that he
would extend his system so as to
include San Francisco. When he
decided to meet the California and
Oregon road at the Oregon line
thefe.was a general feeling of
disappointment, though it was
still thought possible that he had
only postponed such an enterprise
till a more suitable occasion. As
to the energy he had shown in
pushing his road to the Pacific and
the benefits that would a-crue from
opening an immense area to
settlement there could be no dif
ference of opinion. The Chron
icle was willing to accord the
chief owner of the Northern Pa
cific all the credit he deserved for
the financial and managerial ability
he had shown, but preferred to
wait until his plans had furthe ma
tured before giving a final opinion
as to the good which California
might expect from him. His
policy is now so far developed
that there seems to be little need
of reserving comment.
A schedule published in Oregon
shows that the local rates of the
Northern Pacific are really higher
than those of the lines owued by
the Central Pacific. This does
not prove that the latter road is
not among the most profitable in
the United States, but does go to
show that Villard, feeling suro of
the isolation and helplessness of
Oregon and "Washington, does in
tend to make them pay high for
carrying their goods and produce;
and it is quite to be expected that
the people of that section will cry
out against the extortion as soon
as they are made seriously to feel
it. The average local charges of
the Northern Pacific can be shown
by a few quotations from its
printed schedule. The following
figures represent rates per ton and
distances: For 150 miles, $0; 170
miles, $G; 2U miles, SG.S0; 217
miles, 67; 237 miles. $8; 311 miles,
8. The Central Pacific charges
for about the same distances from
$2.25 to $4.35 and the -Southern
Pacific a trifle more. So much
for the German magnate's good
will toward Oregon and "Washing
ton. He is secure from competi
tion and he has no desire by a low
local tariff to encourage the Cen
tral Pacific to persist in a similar
What he designs to do for Cal
ifornia is also become apparent by
his offer to the Central Pacific to
pool the rates on through freight,
he taking the lion's share of the
business, consenting that they
shall remain at their present high
figures. Ho offers no hope of re
lief if matters are to be settled on
this basis, and he must expect no
sj-mpathy from any one in Cali
fornia on account of his' Wall
street troubles. If things are to
be kept as they are, it is an indif
ferent matter to us who owns the
Northern Pacific. Issues being
pooled and the Northern Pacific
and Central Pacific remaining un
der separate management, our
case is the more hopeless, for it in
dicates a perpetuation of the pres
ent evil conditions.
Snow fell at St. Paul, Minn.,
and Detroit, Mich., last Saturday.
In Astoria, Sept, 25th, bv Rev. J. J.
Hoikka, 1 Bayard and Miss E. C. Carl
son. Stockholders Meeting.
TVTOTICE IS HEREBY G1YEX THAT the
annual meeting of the Stockholders of
the ocdnent racking uo. will e held at
their office October 4, 1SS3, for the purpose
oi electing a uoara oi directors aim trans
acting such otlier business as may come be
fore the meeting,
ALL PARTIES IXDEBTED TO THE
Arm of Prael Bros, are requested to
can ana liquidate ineirinaeutconess.
"Will leave Astoria forfiRAYS HARBOR.
Wednesday. Oct. 3d.
At fi o'clock A. M.
Returning, will leave Garibaldi :it 1 1 zx.
For nurticnlMS Inquire of CLAUDE TIIA
YEK. niljtnmitk. OiH. Wklteomb. oil board.
or .1. II. U. liK.Yl, Agl'M.
The new Steamer
I7IOR SAILINC, DATES AND PARTICU
? tars apply to .1. :. HUSTLER. Main
street Wharf. Astoria : ALLEN . LEWIS.
Portland ;J. L. STORY Tillamook.
FOE LONDON DIRECT ! !
Tin splendid iron Ranim A I
G.'!S Ton-. ItmlNlor,
S SL Xj 5VeI G jXT
incases for the above mimed port in lots
to Hint Shipper, and having large en
gagements will be quickly dispatched.
For terms of freight and Insurance apiriy
SIBSOX, CHURCH & Co..
Or to T. I- CHERRY. Astoria.
ESTABLISHED IN 1840.
SUTTON & CO.'S DISPATCH LINE
For New York.
80 DAYS to NEW YORK
The New. and Elegant. A1
CROWELL, .... .Master.
Will be ready at Astoria, in a few days for
cargo, and having the most of her eapacitv
engaged will have the usual prompt dispatch
of tills line.
Early application should be made for the
balance of disengaged room or pavige to
Care of Allen & Lewis Portland, Oregon.
Consignees in New York.
MESSRS. Sl'TTON & CO.
The splendid A1 British, Iron
Wiil go on the berth at Astoria, on or about,
the 10th of SEITEMBER,
FOR LIVERPOOL DIRECT,
For Freight and rates of Insurance apply
to Messrs. BALFOUR, GUTHRIE & CO..
tf Or to P. L. CHERRY, Astoria.
HarSi are aid Ship Chandlery
A. VAN DUSEH & CO.,
Hardware and Ship Chandlery,
Pure Oil, Bright Varnish,
Binnacle Oil, Cotton Canvas,
Hemp Sail Twine.
Cotton Sail Twine.
Wrought Iron Spikes,
Galvanized Cut Nails.
Paints and Oils. Groceries. :c.
To Tin; Iul!ic.
We take this method of cautioning the
general public to exercise care in any
Jlarry Bovd, agent o'f the Hamburg
Bremen Hre Insurance company, as
our experience wit Ii lum is of sucli a
nature as makes us positive he is not to
Bekomax & kri:v,
IVcw Sewing Alacltincs.
Alotoflatcst improved Howe Sew
ing inaciiiues at satisiactory prices can
uc nau at i. .). Arvoiu s.
IVoticc o lhe Ladies.
Switches made from combings or cut
hair: new switches made to order from
the best imported hair, in any shade de
sired. UlU switches repaired. All
work warranted. Rates reasonable.
Call or address
UlILKXIIART & SCIIOENHK,
Occident hair dressing saloon, Astoria.
FranJc Fabrc's Hotel.
Frank I'abre has the finest accommo
dations for lodgers to be found in As
toria, over his restaurant in Kinsey's
building. .verytlnug is neat and clean
and the beds are new, soft and comfort
able. If you want good board and lodg
ing gu iu rrauu ruuiu.)
for a H'eat Ifit tins Hoot
Or Shoe, go to P. J. Goodmans, on Chc-
namus street, next uoor to l. v. case.
All goods of the best make and guaran
teed quality. A full stock; new goods
constantly arriving, Custom worK.
Oysters, Oysters. Oysters,
at the Astoria Oyster depot; a stew,
iry, nan roast, or raw at Frank J-abre7;
The Empire Store
has re-opened and displays some hand
some cress goods.
Iiadleslluyins fur Fall Wear
should see those handsome goods and
trimmings at the Empire Store.
Good StamI to Kent.
-Booms suitable for a barber shop and
bath, or for other purposes can be had
oi xj. x. jojinson, on tne ltoauway.
Ladies desirous of procuring Goods
ime quale d in Style and Finisli Will
take pleasure in examining our
SILKS, SATINS and DBESS GOODS,
GENTS' FTJEKISHniG- DEPARTMENT,
Everything is Complete
and of Hie Tiest.
Have a Full
BAHKIHQ AHD IHSUBAHGE
ASTORIA, - -
PllOil 9 O'CLOCK A. I. USTII, :i
O'CLOCK P. if.
Home Mutual Issuance Co.,
J. V. flOUOHTO:
ClIAS. 11. STOltY....
Gito. I. Story.
.Agent for ( ?on
Capital paid up in U. S. gold
coin S 000
I. W. CASK. Agent,
Clicnanius streot. Astoria, Oregon.
LIVERPOOL AND LOON AND
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCAN
TILE OP LONDON AND
OLD CONNECTICUT OF HART
COMMERCIAL OF CALIFORNIA
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
RciirosentiiiK a capital of J?7.O0O.OCO.
A. VAN DUSEX. AOTit.
A Dancing Scliool
"Will bo open every
PYTiriAX CASTLE I FALL,
A. F. N.tKF. Teacher.
Brass and String Band Mnsie furnished for
Excursions, Parados and Parties.
Lessons given on the Violin. Apply at
the Furniture Store of lit). 1). CUltTIS & CO.
ONE TEAM OF LARGE HOUSES, ONE
set of double harness and wagon. Also,
one new two seated buggv.
Innuirc of "A. 0. ALLEN,
ti Fort Stevens, Oregon.
"TUVE HUNDRED CORDS DRY JIEM
lock Wood, which I will deliver at the
houses of customers for $4 a cord.
Draying or all kinds done at reasonable
rates. R. R. MARION.
-VJOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
X city assessment roll for 1&3 is now in
my hands for collection, and all persons that
arc indebted for the same mav save five per
cent, by paying said taxes before October
U, 1SS3. J. O. II USTLER.
SEASIDE LODGE NO. 12, A. O. U. AV., BE
ing about to move their lodge room, offer
for sale some substantial furniture, consist
ing of tables, chairs, desks, carper, etc Any
one wishing to buy cm examine the lurni
tur by applying to the committee.
V. B. ROSS.
ruusE -wrrn money in it.
Owner describe it and take It.
mEX SHARES SCANDINAVIAN TKG.
JL Co. Cannery stock. Also two fishing
boats with gear complete, together with lot
oldiveb. C. W. STONE.
Drugs and Chemicals
fj. I THOMAS, h
x ?. w
Preseriptloiis carefully comiotmdcd
Day or Night. J
TO THE TRADE !
Messrs. Wra. E. Hooper & Sons
Have given us the EXCLUSIVE SALE for
Pacific Coast of their Celebrated
Inzlifding a Full Line of
COTTON SEINE TWINES,
SAIL TWINES, ETC
In addition to above, we have on hand a
Complete Assortment of
Needle Brand Seine Twines.
Palmetto Seine and Wrapping
HENRY DOYLE & CO.
517 and 519 Market Street.,
J. H. D. GrSAY.
Wholesale and retail dealer in.
GROCERIES, FLOUR, AHD FEED
Hay, Oats, Straw, Wood, Etc.
LIME, SAND, AND CEMENT.
General storage and Wharfage on reason
able terms. Foot of IterUon street. Astoria
ATTENTION SOLDIERS !
f5I01.OCO.000 A2i?iria(cd in
AN ACT to relieve soldiers from the charge
of desertion and grant all such soldiers their
full does, and to grant soldiers marked as
DKSEKTERS honorable discharge papers.
AN ACT to extend the arrears of the pen
sion act and continue it in force so far as
widows and children are. concerned. AN
ACT allowing pav for horses and equipments
lost hi service, on: Nearly every ierson is
untitled to eh iH'-rase.
Pensions, j;oantios, Ijnntl CI at :;:
and atent.s attended to.
For HtrticuIars call or address
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Solicitor of
Claims and Patents.
Rooms 3 and 4 Odd Fellows building, As
r ' i i
TER apply t the Captain, or to E. P. Paiker,
51 t?Ji iP. k.
fSUCC'ESSOU TO JACK
PLUMBING. GAS FITTING, AND CANNERY WORK
Attended to Promptly on Reasonable Terms.
C5IEAIH STKES-rr, Sext to C. Xi. Parker's Store.
A xUIili STOCK
Two doors cast of Occident notel.
FTTRNITURE 3 BEDDING
AND DEAXEli IN
Carpets, Oil Cloth, Wall Paper, Mirrors,
Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Picture Frames and Mouldings
WINDOW CORNICES AND CURTAIN POLES
Complete in every branch.
M. orKN". J. OUSTAFSOX. A. JOHNSON.
MARTIN OLSEN So CO.
DEALERS IN jfj
Corner 7.1ain anil Hquemoqirn, Streets. Astoria. Orccon.
WINDOW SHADES AHD TR1MMIKGS; WALL PAPER ; ETC
A Complete Stoclw
PRICES AS CHEAP AS QUALITY WILL AFFORD.
AI.Z. KZSKS OP FURSITURE REPAIRED AK1 VARKISHEl).
Grace Church Parish School.
Rear of Chureh Building.
mnis school will re-open mon-
JL dav, gpj)teniber::.t88:. The moral train
ing of the ch'hlren will be carefully watched,
aud made a special iomt. In addition to
the onlinarv cuursi' of study there will be
instruction in the elements of Vocal 23.ii
Kir, Druwixs :tnt Calisthenics. If
found desirable or expedient, classes will bo
formed in Higher Mathematics, Botany, As
tronomv. Advanced Music and Drawing,
for which light extra charges will be made.
Terms $i a month, strictly in advance.
REV. M. P. WILSON. - - Rector
MISS ANNIKV. CURTIS, - Principal
MISS 31. C. TRENCH ARU, - Assistant
For further particulars apiiiY to
W. B. DEffiEHT & CO.
ASTORIA, - - OREGON
Carry hi .Stock,
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, TOILET"
. FAfJOY ARTICLES. .
Prescriptions carefully Compounded
Euqeni D. Btcck, Master.
or TOWING, FREIGHT orCnAR-
II. Jtt. PARKEB.
INS & MONTGOMERY.)
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware.
A General Assortment of
fllagee Stoves and .Ranges
The Best In the market.
Piumbing goods of all kinds on hand. Jol
work done in a workmanlike manner.
RANGE CAN BE HAD IN AS
TORIA ONLY OF
CALL AND EXAMINE IT, YOU
WILL BE PLEASED.
E. It. HAWES Is also agent for the
Bid patent CooliDf Stove
And other flrst-clas3 stoves.
Fnrnaco Wort, Steam Fit
inKs. otc, a specialty
ALWAYS ON HAND.
READY FOR BUSINESS.
Saddle and Harness Shop.
A. J. CLOUTRIE.
All manner of Repairing, etc., attended to.
Shop In Page's new building on Cass street.
LATH AND SHINGLES,
in Quantities to suit at Short Notice
STOXE & IATIDSO
t f Opp. Tarker House.
rERMANIA BEER HALL
BOTTLE BEER DEPOT.
Chksamcs Stbest. Astoria,
The Host of Lagev 5 Cts. a Glass
Orders for the
ttW Colmiiia Brewery
Left at thl3 place will be promptly attend
j-No cheap San Francisco Beer sold at